Cinco de Mayo Celebration in Sedona, Arizona

Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village

Cinco de Mayo Celebration and The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off

May 2nd, 2015

cinco de mayoThree weekends from now, one of the most popular Sedona events will be taking place at Tlaquepaque Arts and Craft Village. Can you guess what it is? If you guessed the Cinco de Mayo Celebration at Tlaquepaque, you are right! On Saturday, May 2nd, the charming plazas, patios, and streets of Tlaquepaque will be dressed in a festive wash of color, music, and dancing in the spirit of old Mexico. Enjoy the festivities while cheering and whistling to the music of mariachi musicians, clapping to the steps of folklórico dancers and savoring the mouth-watering tastes of traditional Mexican foods at Tlaquepaque’s famed El Rincon Restaurante.

The Great Sedona Chili Cook-Off twill also be taking place in the village during the celebrations. Tasting is from 11:00 am until 4:00 pm in the Calle Independencia. Tickets for tastings are just $5 for kids and $15 for adults. Organized by the Rotary Club of Sedona, proceeds will benefit Polio-Plus-Rotary International’s project to eradicate polio worldwide. Winners will be selected for the People’s Choice Award and the Judge’s Award for best flavor, consistency, aroma, and appearance. There will also be a Beer Garden sponsored by Oak Creek Brewery & Grill.

This is one of our favorite events at Tlaquepaque and if you are a guest at the Inn of Sedona you will be able to hop on our Complimentary “About Town” Shuttle and catch a ride to and from the event! The weekend of this event is going to be a busy one in Sedona, we highly recommend making your hotel and tour reservations ahead of time. If you would like to stay at our Sedona hotel please visit Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona.

For more information the Cinco de Mayo Celebration or the Sedona Chili Cook-Off please visit the Tlaquepaque Arts and Crafts Village.

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Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona
Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service

Did you know that the Best Western PLUS Inn of Sedona offers a Complimentary “About Town” Sedona Shuttle Service? That’s right, if you are a guest of our Sedona hotel we’ll do the driving for you. We’ll take you anywhere within Sedona proper in our 12 passenger air conditioned van, then just call us and we’ll come back and pick you up! This free shuttle service is available to all of our guests from 8:00 am until last pick up at 9:45 pm.

  • Don’t worry about finding a parking spot, especially in Uptown!
  • Don’t worry about navigating after dark!
  • Don’t worry about having a glass of wine with dinner!
  • Don’t worry about a thing, you’re on vacation!
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